2019 EFG Bank Sailing Arabia-The Tour: Beijaflore takes overall lead

February 11, 2019

Action from racing during the 2019 SATT in Masirah Island on Sunday

Five different winners emerged in six stadium races held at the Masirah Island on Sunday highlighted the close competition between the ten teams in the 2019 EFG Sailing Arabia-The Tour (SATT). Following the conclusion of races over two days in Masirah, Beijaflore took the top spot on the overall leaderboard with 15 points followed by Oman Shipping Company with 17.5 points.

Both the teams had a race win and two second places to their credit on Sunday.

Besides Beijaflore and Oman Shipping, the other winners on Sunday were Seaflotech, which won two races, and Cheminees Poujoulat and Golfe du Morbihan.

Overnight leader Cheminees Poujoulat slipped to overall third with 19 points and is tied on points with Seaflotech, while MOOD stays in fifth.

Golfe du Morbihan remains sixth, and EFG Bank has swopped places with CER Geneva ahead of the all-Omani Renaissance team and DB Schenker.

The SATT fleet now travels to Duqm on Monday for two more days of racing, before the final leg in Salalah.

Overall standings: 1 Beijaflore (15 points), 2 Oman Shipping Company (17.5), 3 Cheminées Poujoulat (19), 4 Seaflotech (19), 5 MOOD (22), 6 Golfe du Morbihan (25.5), 7 EFG Bank (32), 8 CER Geneva (34), 9 Renaissance (42), 10 DB Schenker (49).